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PROGRAM: Teaching Historical Thinking

Hawaii

Select locations, HI – [training and workshops] In partnership with Chaminade History Center, the council will host three series of one-day professional development workshops for middle and high school teachers featuring best-selling author and teacher, Bruce Lesh. (Educators)

PROGRAM: Inouye Congressional Papers Archives Program

Hawaii

Honolulu, HI – [varies] The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities is working with the University of Hawai‘i’s Hamilton Library and other project principals to hold two public forums, with guided tours on the archival materials from Senator Daniel K. Inouye Congressional papers and related collections. The exhibit at the library will run from April 16 through June 30, 2018. There will be a public forum held on April 22. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Grabbing Your Attention – Informed Citizen’s Guide to Visual and Media Literacy

Hawaii

Statewide, HI – [workshop, digital] This project explores the topic of media literacy through the examination of visual expressions such as editorial cartooning and graphic novels. Public programs, workshops for teachers and the public, and two web-based projects investigate this issue. (Educators, Public)

GRANT: General Information

Hawaii

The Hawai’i Council for the Humanities offers a variety of grant opportunities. Visit the council’s website to learn more about the types of grants offered, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines. (Public)

PROGRAM: Film for Thought

Hawaii

Ongoing – [Honolulu] A section of the Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) featuring selected humanities-related films and documentaries. (Festival)

PROGRAM: Children’s Literature Biennial Conference “Imagining Worlds, Fictional & Real”

Hawaii

Ongoing – [Honolulu] In partnership with the Children’s Literature Hawai’i, the council hosted the 18th annual conference, which is open to those interested in discussing, using or creating children’s literature with workshops for kids and adults. (Festival, Workshops)

RESOURCE: We Go Jam: Celebrating Our Music, Our Soundscape, Our Hawai’i

Hawaii

Ongoing – [resource] A collection of stories about Hawai‘i’s rich and diverse musical heritage. (Publication)

PROGRAM: Motheread/Fatheread Hawai’i

Hawaii

Ongoing – [statewide] A family literacy program aimed at promoting literacy and increasing communication within families. (Reading and Discussion)

PROGRAM: Hawai’i History Day

Hawaii

Ongoing – [statewide] A year-long history education program that aids the teaching and learning of history in grades 4-12 through student competitions and K-12 teacher workshops. (Competition/Workshops)

PROGRAM: Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award Partnership

Hawaii

Ongoing – [Honolulu] An award for poetry that works to define and describe the human search for meaning. (Award)

PROGRAM: Bamboo Ridge Poetry Programs and Teachers’ Corner

Hawaii

Ongoing – [resource] A program featuring background and curriculum ideas related to books with humanities themes or issues. (Website)

PROGRAM: Try Think

Hawaii

Ongoing – [O’ahu] A discussion group for incarcerated individuals to reflect on current events and talk openly about thoughts and feelings about the cultural, political, and social issues that define today’s world. (Discussion)

PROGRAM: HI Bill of Rights Commemorative Exhibit

Hawaii

2016 to 2017 – [Archived] The council partnered with 43 display sites to host the National Archives commemorative exhibit of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

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